c. 1300, from Old French afermier (Modern French affirmer) "affirm, confirm; strengthen, consolidate," from Latin affirmare "to make steady, strengthen," figuratively "confirm, corroborate," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + firmare "strengthen, make firm," from firmus "strong" (see firm (adj.)). Spelling refashioned 16c. in French and English on Latin model. Related: Affirmed; affirming.
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2. This report is positively denied in official circles, who affirm that nothing of the kind occurred , but that the story is made out of whole cloth.
这篇报导为官方人士所断然否认, 他们断言根本没有这回事, 其内容纯属捏造.
3. Everything I had accomplished seemed to affirm that opinion.
4. We gave them the opportunity to express their feelings, to affirm themselves.
5. I can affirm that he is tenacious and pertinacious as are few.